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The programme launch for the 2009 Galway Americana Festival will take place tomorrow at 6.30pm at The Crane Bar, Sea Road, with music provided by Nashville-based duo The Jeff and Vida Band.
IRISH FOLKSINGER Liam Clancy, the man Bob Dylan called “just the best ballad singer I’d ever heard in my whole life”, is now the subject of a major documentary feature.
IN THE 1980s and early 1990s Salthill hosted free, live, rock concerts each summer and those days look set to return with the Free By The Sea event as part of the Salthill Community Arts Festival.
Julie Felix, one of the all time greats of the 60s folk music boom, is about to embark on her annual tour of Ireland, following her 2008 tour, which was a complete sell out of at all venues -including The Passionfruit Theatre on Thursday October 1.
Traditional music fans will have been more than happy to hear that a new 21st century De Dannan has been regrouped with founding member Frankie Gavin at the helm.
NICK DRAKE, one of the greatest and most romantic figures in British folk music, died 35 years ago this year, and to mark the occasion, his life and music will be celebrated in Galway.